A Michigan criminal defense attorney at Swor Law can help you if you are facing criminal charges involving carrying a concealed firearm. This is a very serious offense. There are certain circumstances, however, where an individual may carry a concealed firearm. A person who is licensed to carry a concealed firearm may carry one on his or her person. This offense also does not apply to particular devices meant for self-defense, such as pepper spray or a stun gun.
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Concealed Firearms in Michigan
According to Michigan law, a “concealed firearm” is a firearm of any kind that a person has on his or her person in such a manner as it is concealed from the ordinary sight of another person. A concealed firearm may be located in any of the following:
- In a person’s pocket
- In a belt holster hidden under a jacket
- Wedged in a belt and hidden under the clothes
- In any other type of holster that is concealed from another person’s view
- A concealed firearm may also be one that a person is carrying in a purse or bag on their person.
Representation from a Skilled Michigan Concealed Weapons Lawyer
It is important that an experienced lawyer review your particular charges to determine how to best represent your interests through the life of your case. You do have rights, even when arrested and charged with a crime. These rights are in place to avoid the conviction and punishment of innocent people. It is your attorney’s job to uphold these rights and to utilize the law to work in your favor.
If you have been arrested for carrying a concealed weapon, contact us to learn about your options.